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150-Calorie Snacks

by in Healthy Recipes, Healthy Tips, January 12, 2011

Snacks are an important part of a well-balanced diet and should contain healthy nutrients like calcium, protein, whole grains, vitamins or minerals. Aim for 1 to 2 snacks per day that are around 150 calories each. Skip those expensive snack packs and try these ten filling 150 calorie snacks instead.

Dining Out: Theater Concession Stands

by in Dining Out, February 25, 2010

You may love to take your family to the movies but want to shield their eyes from the concession stand. Buttery popcorn, pizza, nachos, french fries, hot dogs, slushies, ice cream and gobs of candy sound appealing, but chow down on some of these options and you might easily gobble up two-days worth of calories in just two hours.

Weekly Bits: Pumpkin Galore

by in Reader Tips & Comments, October 31, 2009

We celebrated lots of holidays this week — Halloween, National Oatmeal Day (Thursday), and National Chocolate Day (Wednesday). As always, you, our readers, had great ideas for all of them, from cooking with pumpkin to overnight oats. Here are our faves from the week.

But I Just Want Some Pizza!?!

by in Dining Out, Healthy Tips, October 23, 2009

Pizza is many folks’ an on-the-go lunch or dinner choice and a staple at kids’ birthday parties. I’m not one to resist a tempting slice (it’s my favorite food, second to chocolate), but I can enjoy one without overindulging — here’s how.

Taste Test: Frozen Cheese Pizza

by in Back to School, Grocery Shopping, Taste Test, August 19, 2009

Preparing balanced meals made with fresh ingredients isn’t exactly a priority for college kids. An old standby is often frozen pizza. Here are some ratings of popular, healthier cheese pizzas.

Packing a Tasty Lunch for Kids

by in Back to School, Kid-Friendly, August 17, 2009

I know a lot of kids would be happy with eating chicken fingers or mac and cheese every day, but there are other healthy and yummy options out there. Check out our favorite recipes to try.

Baking Healthy Breads

by in Healthy Recipes, April 23, 2009

Baking your own bread isn’t as hard as you think, and there are many different kinds of healthy recipes to experiment with. Keep the croissants and baguettes to the pros (those can get a bit complicated). Here are some simple and delicious recipes to try.

5 Easy Appetizers Under 250 Calories

by in Healthy Holidays, Healthy Recipes, Healthy Tips, December 29, 2008

By year’s end, most of us grow tired of the sweets and holiday feasts. So if you’re planning a New Year’s Eve party, just try a sampling of simple, light nibblers for your guests. Here are a few of our favorite appetizer ideas, all under 250 calories per serving.